Comedian, Actor, Author, Voice Artist, Talk Show Host, Speaker, Producer
Rolonda’s name, face, and now, even her distinctive voice, have been known by audiences of all ages everywhere, thanks to her many credits in television, film, radio, stage, and now even the book world, with the release of her first romance suspense novel, Destiny Lingers, endorsed by Dr. Maya Angelou. Most know her by one name, Rolonda, under which she launched her own internationally-syndicated talk show, produced by her Watts Works Productions and King World. The talker ran four successful seasons,1994-1998, making Rolonda a leading brand and household name to this day.
A well-seasoned Emmy and Cable Ace Award nominated journalist with degrees from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York and Spelman College in Atlanta, Rolonda anchored and investigated for powerhouse news stations, WNBC-TV and WABC-TV before hosting LifetimeTV’s talk show, Attitudes. She then anchored, produced, and reported for Inside Edition, before launching her own talk show, Rolonda. Today, you can also catch episodes of Ro’s podcast, Rolonda On Demand.
Never straying too far from her talk show roots, Rolonda headed to Hollywood after her show to tell stories in different ways, creating new careers for herself in acting, voiceovers, film, podcasts, stand up comedy, as well as writing her first novel, Destiny Lingers.
Rolonda is starring in an upcoming Lifetime movie, called, Lost Girls. Audiences have enjoyed Ro’s work on TV shows and recent movies, such as, American Bred, Broken Roads, Sister Code, Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Tough Love, Sister, Sister, House Party 5, and more.
As a voice artist, you hear Rolonda as the Announcer on Divorce Court, after years of announcing for Judge Joe Brown. She’s also the voice of Professor Wiseman on Curious George (Hulu), Illaoi in the video game, The League of Legends, and she just launched a new animated series on Netflix, called Kulipari.
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